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Funny Girls Spring Show

Adults Only

The famous Funny Girls group presents their Spring Show. A lively and funny way to start the year! Funny Girls burlesque cabaret show appeared on the Royal Variety Performance twice!

Mostly Wednesdays, Thursdays and Weekends 25 January - 19 May 2023
Funny Girls

Poster of Frozen.

Viva - Voulez-Vous!

A spectacular party show celebration of the songs of Europe’s original pop four-piece ABBA! With all the hits you love to sing along to from their chart-topping career, this is ABBA but not as you ‘Knowing me, Knowing you’ know it.

various Thursdays from 2 February to 7 November 2024
Viva

The clowns Mooky and Mr Boo.

Tower Circus

The Blackpool Tower Circus returns with a fantastic array of adventurous acts from all around the word. The circus first opened to the public on 14 May 1894 and has not missed a season since.

10 February to 3 November 2024
The Tower

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Viva Spring Spectacular

Revamped and taken to the next level – this is the headline show of the week… featuring the best of the West End musicals mixed with all your favourites songs from the 80s, 90s, 00s and now!

Some Wednesdays and mostly Saturdays 27 March to 15 June 2024
Viva

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Viva - Bay City Rollermania

A tribute to the Bay City Rollers. The remaining band members of Les McKeown’s Bay City Rollers reunite to play the songs, tell the tales and re-live life on the road

Fridays 29 March & 12 December 2024
Viva

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Queens & Kings

The show presents the Qeens and Kings of the Rock and Pop! Kyle Minogue, Elvis Presley, Prince, Michael Jackson, Robbie Wiliams, Freddie Mercury, Ariana Grande, Meat Loaf. Tributes depend on dates.

Mainly Saturdays and Tuesdays, from 29 March to 31 December 2023
Central Pier

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Roy Chubby Brown

30 totally different DVDs in 30 years, 2,000 plus live shows worldwide, 4 books, countless original songs and millions of fans are testimony to the face that he is “Britain’s King of Comedy”

30 March, 18 May, 29 June, 26 July, 24 August, 28 September and 26 October 2024
The Joe Longthorne MBE Theatre North Pier

Ken Webster in a brown long suit.

Ken Webster Comedy Hypnotist

Adults Only

Your sides will ache at Webster’s unique brand of humour. Ken is outrageous, funny and over the top. Enjoy up to 3 hours of pure comedy gold. The world’s only interactive hypnotic experience.

Saturdays 30 March to 28 September 2024
Pleasure Beach - Horseshoe

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Twilight Thrills

Experience the park after dark like you’ve never known it before. At Pleasure Beach Resort, they keep rides open as the sun sets into the evening, so you can enjoy 11 hours of adrenaline-fueled fun.

30 March, 25 May, 10 August, 21 September 2024
Pleasure Beach

A picture of a sculpture of Elmer in front of the tower.

Elmer's big parade

Free

In Spring, Blackpool will be brought to life by a herd of uniquely decorated, amazingly creative, elephant sculptures. The free, family-friendly art trail – a collaboration between Brian House Children’s Hospice, Wild in Art and Andersen Press, brings David McKee’s popular children’s character Elmer the Patchwork Elephant to life.

13 April to 9 June 2024
Various locations in Blackpool

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Viva - Abba Bottomless Brunch

Calling all ‘Dancing Queens’ and party people! Brace yourselves for the ultimate ABBA Bottomless Brunch like no other, filled with the timeless tunes you know and love, and get ready to kickstart your night out in the most fabulous way possible!

Saturdays 20 April, 25 May, 20 July, 17 August 2024
Viva

Picture of the track of the Big One rollercoaster.

Walk the Big One XL

Walk the lift hill of one of the world's tallest rollercoasters! Experience an escorted climb to the 235 feet summit of the big one. An in depth extended version of walk the big one.

Fridays 26 Aprll and 28 June 2024
Pleasure Beach

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Showboat - Summer Party Nights

Join Scotty G and The Showboat Showgirls for a non-stop party that will keep you laughing, dancing and drinking until the early hours of the morning. Scott will be joined by some of the best artists and tribute acts to bring you a night you will not forget.

Saturdays 3 May to 31 August 2024
The Showboat

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Viva Broadway

The Ultimate Musical Theatre show! The musicals you LOVE as seen on Broadway, the West End and on Cinema Screens. Featuring classics like Les Miserables, Barnum & Wicked, to modern musicals SIX, Hamilton & Moulin Rouge!

Mainly Tuesdays, from 6 May to 12 November 2024
Viva

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Viva Jersey Beats

It's a sensational show celebrating the music of Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons! Seasons! Originally conceived and produced by the Viva Blackpool team, ‘Oh What A Nite!’ is celebrating an amazing 10th season in Blackpool.

Mainly Tuesdays, from 6 May to 12 November 2024
Viva

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What The Butler Saw

Age 14+

What the Butler Saw is Joe Orton’s final, most ambitious play, manic farce and a masterclass in fearless comic writing. No institution, political view or tradition is safe, as Orton focuses his wicked sense of humour on a range of targets.

14 to 18 May 2024
The Grand Theatre - The main auditorium

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Wrestling - Wrestlefest

Are you ready to experience an unforgettable night of high-octane action? If so, then you won't want to miss out on the upcoming "Wrestlefest" live wrestling event, set to take place at The Layton Institute in Blackpool!

Saturday 18 May 2024
Layton Institute

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Don’t Stop Believin’

Jump aboard the midnight train – heaven is a place on Earth called Blackpool as the greatest end-of-the-night anthems spectacular roars into town. One way or another, nothing’s gonna stop us now. . . the brand-new, feel-good show guarantees a crazy, crazy night of non-stop, singalong favourites.

Saturday 18 May 2024
Winter Gardens - Opera House

A picture of Stephanie Airds holding a bottle of sparkling wine and a glass in her hands.

Stephanie Aird's LOLs Live

Stephanie Aird is a comedian from Hartlepool whose videos have been viewed over 60 million times across her social media pages. The show has many elements, so expect comedy and music in this action-packed show.

Saturday 18 May 2024
The Joe Longthorne MBE Theatre North Pier

Couples dancing in the Empress Ballroom

Blackpool Dance Festival

Covering thirteen days, the May Blackpool Dance Festival is by far the largest of the five festivals held in Blackpool. In 2019, the event had 56 countries represented, with a total number of 2,827 entries in the 13 events.

18 to 31 May 2024
Winter Gardens - Empress Ballroom

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Beyond the Barricade

The UK’s longest-running Musical Theatre Concert Tour delivers over two hours of the best of Broadway and the West End, from The Phantom of the Opera, Jesus Christ Superstar, …, Hamilton and many others, climaxing with a spectacular finale from, of course, Les Misérables!

Sunday 19 May 2024
The Grand Theatre - The main auditorium

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80s Live!

You’ve made it through the wilderness, somehow, and now we’re never going to give you up! Get ready as we bring you the biggest 80s party show to tour the UK—80s Live!

Sunday 19 May 2024
Winter Gardens - Opera House

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Strictly Come Dancing – The Professionals

Join a dazzling dozen of the world’s best professional dancers as they take to the road next year for the 2024 official Strictly The Professionals UK Tour.

Tuesday 21 May 2024
Winter Gardens - Opera House

A picture of the sea witch, Ursula.

Unfortunate: The Untold Story of Ursula the Sea Witch

Age 16+

Fresh from complete sell-out runs at the Edinburgh Fringe and around the UK comes this critically acclaimed smash hit parody musical. Join everyone’s favourite Disney Diva, Ursula, as she gives her take on what really happened all those years ago under the sea.

21 to 25 May 2024
The Grand Theatre - The main auditorium

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Funny Girls Changeover Show

Adults Only

The famous Funny Girls group presents their Changeover Show. A lively and funny way to start the year! Funny Girls burlesque cabaret show appeared on the Royal Variety Performance twice!

Wednesday to Sunday, 22 to 26 May 2024
Funny Girls

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Queen by Candlelight

Direct from Carnegie Hall, New York and following a run of sell-out shows across the UK and Australia, join us for an incredible night of Queen Anthems, performed at Blackpool Opera House, by candlelight.

Friday 24 May 2024
Winter Gardens - Opera House

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Showboat - Sapphires Soul & Motown

Join the Showboat for a magical night of Soul and Motwon that will let you dance all night on the Showboat's dance floor.

Friday 24 May 2024
The Showboat

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Blackpool Tower May Weekender

Join us for a spectacular 3-day Weekender from May 24th to 26th, where the iconic Blackpool Tower transforms into the epicentre of entertainment, music, and fun!

24 to 26 May 2024
The Tower

A picture of Gary Ryan singing.

Sweet Caroline – A Tribute To Neil Diamond

Direct from London’s Adelphi Theatre. . . celebrate the life and work of Neil Diamond – starring the renowned tribute artist Gary Ryan, as seen on Stars in Their Eyes.

Saturday 25 May 2024
Winter Gardens - Opera House

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Magic Unzipped Brunch

Age 14+

Prepare yourselves for the ultimate brunch experience, jam-packed with unforgettable moments! LIVE performances will feature the UK's number one tribute to the most famous male dance film of all time, recreating all the steamiest routines from the smash-hit movies.

Saturday 25 May 2024
The Tower

A picture of Betty Legs Diamond wearing a black feather hat and a black dress.

The Betty Legs Diamond Show

Celebrating 30 years of Betty Legs Diamond! Kick your legs and clap your hands because the outrageous Betty Legs Diamond is descending on Pleasure Beach’s Paradise. The UK’s favourite leading lady is hosting an evening of comedy, dance, glitz and glamour.

Saturdays 25 May to 27 July 2024
Pleasure Beach - Paradise Room

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The Searchers

Don`t miss your very last chance to catch the final appearance of a truly legendary band. Appropriately the tour, at the request of The Searchers themselves, has been given a title. THANK YOU.

Sunday 26 May 2024
The Grand Theatre - The main auditorium

A picture of the Sound of Springsteen band.

The Sound of Springsteen

Celebrate 40 years since the iconic ‘Born in the USA’  album was first released with the world-class theatre production THE SOUND OF SPRINGSTEEN.

Wednesday 29 May 2024
The Grand Theatre - The main auditorium

A poster with pictures of dinosaurs and a reproduction of the Jurassic films' icon.

Jurassic Live

Exclusively featuring the world’s only Mosasaur, the world’s last flying Pterodactyl and more dinosaur species than any other show on Earth! Jurassic Live is the UK’s most interactive theatre show where audiences become part of the dinosaur adventure.

30 May to 1 June 2024
The Grand Theatre - The main auditorium

A poster with the show's title written in neon lights and pictures of many the bands in many different outfits.

Elton Unleashed! A Cirque Fantasy

“Elton Unleashed: A Cirque Fantasy” is a thrilling and vibrant theatre show that takes the timeless music of Elton John and transforms it into an electrifying dance remix experience.

Thursday 30 May 2024
Viva

A poster with pictures of women singers dressed as Diana Ross, Tina Turner, Whitney Houston and more.

Queens of Rock & Soul

Get ready to be transported into a world of iconic music and mesmerising performances with Queens of Rock & Soul – an extraordinary all-star female extravaganza paying homage to the legendary Queens of music.

Friday 31 May 2024
Viva

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Strawberry Jack

Strawberry Jack, from the award winning writer/director of The Haunting of Blaine Manor, written & Directed by Joe O’Byrne. A childhood accident left Strawberry Jack Grundy horrifically scarred – a wild child that grew into a ferocious man.

31 May to 2 June 2024
The Grand Theatre - The Studio

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Showboat - Tribute Fridays - Shania

As part of its Tribute Fridays series, The Showboat proudly presents a tribute to the world-famous Shania Twain.

Friday 31 May 2024
The Showboat

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Count Arthur Strong

Join Arthur for this never-to-be-forgotten start to his farewell tour in…Count Arthur Strong… And It’s Goodnight From Him! Count Arthur Strong has decided to gradually phase in his farewell tour over a yet-to-be-specified number of parts because of the likelihood of people doing ‘Cold Turkey’ in theatres over him.

Sunday 2 June 2024
The Grand Theatre - Main auditorium

A picture of John Lydon

John Lydon

He’s a legend and an icon, a revolutionary and an immortal. John Lydon – aka Johnny Rotten – changed the face of music and sparked a cultural revolution. The frontman and lyricist of the Sex Pistols and Public Image Ltd.

Sunday 2 June 2024
Winter Gardens - Pavilion Theatre

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Moby Dick

It’s true. It’s all true for Moby Dick. He’s a killer, he’s a fury, he’s an angel of hell. Why, if the white whale could talk, he’d talk like Ahab. Captain Ahab charges his crew to wreak revenge on the white whale that lost him his leg – the infamous Moby-Dick.

4 & 5 June 2024
The Grand Theatre - Main auditorium

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The best of Queen

Get ready to Break Free with the UK’s biggest Queen Tribute band – Majesty, in a brand-new show – The Best of Queen The Break Free Tour! From Queen’s early beginnings with Bohemian Rhapsody to their sell-out concerts at Wembley Stadium.

4 & 5 June 2024
The Grand Theatre - Main auditorium

A picture of Igglepiggle, Upsy Daisy, Makka Pakka.

The In Night Garden Live

Age 3+

Igglepiggle, Upsy Daisy, Makka Pakka and friends are back in their fun-filled live show Igglepiggle’s Busy Day! Join Igglepiggle as he looks for his friends in the Night Garden by following their funny sounds until he finds them all!

7 & 8 June 2024
Winter Gardens - Opera House

A poster of the three singers of the Magic of the Bee Gees band.

The Magic of the Bee Gees Tour

Direct from London’s West End, now in their 10th spectacular year. . . With a brand-new tribute show for 2024, complete with stunning light and video show, prepare to experience the distinct sound of one the greatest bands.

Friday 7 June 2024
Viva

A picture of Katie and Jojo.

Katie Hopkins and Jojo Sutherland

Come spend the night laughing with the brilliant Jojo Sutherland and Blackpool favourite, Katie Hopkins — here to help you feel much better about life, mainly by laughing at theirs with this brand new show: SILLY COWS.

7 & 8 June 2024
The Joe Longthorne MBE Theatre North Pier

A poster showing `tribute Fridays' written in gold and white.

Showboat - Tribute Fridays - Rule the World

Gary Barlow praised Rule the World when they were on The Graham Norton show saying “They’re very good these guys!” and had previously tweeted them saying he thought they were “Brilliant”.

Friday 7 June 2024
The Showboat

A picture of a racing car from the Pleasure Beach's Grand Prix ride.

Grand Prix Final Lap

As the Pleasure Beach's Grand Prix ride leaves the pits for the final time, join them in celebrating 64 years of racing. An evening of memorable performances by local artists and musicians, live DJ sets, and entertainment from Pleasure Beach’s own Grid Girls – think Las Vegas meets Pleasure Beach Resort!

Friday 7 June 2024
Pleasure Beach

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Blackpool Pride LGBT+

Pride by the seaside! Blackpool Pride strives to be accessible for all. Whatever your age, race, sexuality or colour, Blackpool Pride welcomes you! Street parties, acts, stalls and more.

8 & 9 June 2024
Talbot Gateway

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Pride of the Ring

Adults Only

Pride Of The Ring! The VERY BEST Blackpool Pride wrestling events! Organised by PCW UK LIVE WRESTLING. 2pm start.

Saturday 8 June 2024
Flamingo (To be confirmed)

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80s & 90s bottomless brunch

Get Ready for an unforgettable 80s & 90s Bottomless Brunch. Non-stop hits performed live by our sensational vocalists. From “backstreet boys” to “spice girls,” and everything in between! It’s not just a brunch, it’s a full-blown cray party with bottomless Prosecco.

4 May, 8 June, 3 and 31 August 2024
Viva

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Bongo's Bingo

Whilst staying true to the original rules, Bongo's immerses you in a wild night of rave intervals, awkward dance-offs, big money and ridiculous prizes.

17 May and 7 June 2024
The Tower

A picture of the Red Hot Chilli Pipers band on stage.

Red Hot Chilli Pipers

There has never been anything quite like The Red Hot Chilli Pipers, from their formation in 2002 and a cameo appearance at T in the Park in 2004 with the Darkness to opening the main stage in their own right in 2014.

Saturday 8 June 2024
The Grand Theatre - Main auditorium

An abstract drawing of a man an woman dancing wearing the union flag. Dinner is written on the top right

Miss Dance Anniversary Dinner

Whether you’ve been a contestant, a teacher, a supporter, or are simply passionate about dance, this event promises to be a delightful and meaningful experience.

Saturday 8 June 2024
Winter Gardens - Conference & Exhibition centre

A picture of the Carpenters Story band performing on stage.

The Carpenters Story

The Carpenters Story is a musical tribute to the glittering career of pop’s most famous brother and sister duo. This highly acclaimed production continues to captivate audiences across the UK with its spectacular celebration of the classic songbook.

Sunday 9 June 2024
The Grand Theatre - Main auditorium

An abstract drawing of a man an woman dancing wearing the union flag.

Miss Dance Anniversary

The most prestigious dance competition in the UK. Over 75 finalists were selected from regional heats competing to become Miss Dance & Dance Master of Great Britain.

Sunday 9 June 2024
Winter Gardens - Opera House

A picture of a singer looking like David Bowie performing on a stage.

Bowie Live

Bowie Live’s unrivalled portrayal of David Bowie’s music and live performance will transport you back through space and time from 1976 to 2004, to the Bowie shows we dreamed of seeing.

Tuesday 11 June 2024
The Grand Theatre - Main auditorium

A green poster with a picture of Sarah Millican

Sarah Millican: Late Boomer

When Sarah Millican was a bairn, she wouldn’t say boo to a goose. Quiet at school, not many friends, no boobs til she was 16. Now? NOW she is loud, with good friends, a cracking rack and goose booing all over the shop.

Wednesday 12 June 2024
Winter Gardens - Opera House

A picture of the Big Band performing on stage.

The Glenn Miller and Big Band Spectacular

Million seller numbers from Glenn Miller, Count Basie, Frank Sinatra and more are brought to life by a 16-piece big band that really swings. Fronted by the charismatic bandleader Kevin Cunningham the MSO UK will have your feet tapping.

Wednesday 12 June 2024
The Grand Theatre - Main auditorium

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The Simon and Garfunkel Story

Few shows have experienced the phenomenal global success of The Simon & Garfunkel Story, with multiple sold-out shows in over 50-countries worldwide and over 20 headline performances in London’s West End, including multiple appearances at the world-famous London Palladium.

Thursday 13 June 2024
The Grand Theatre - Main auditorium

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Endless Love The Show – A Tribute to Lionel Richie & Diana Ross

Over 40 years ago, Lionel Richie & Diana Ross released Endless Love. Starring a sensational cast, incredible vocals and a stellar live band, the show is packed with Motown classics and timeless smash hits such as ‘I’m Coming Out’, ‘Dancing On The Ceiling’, ‘Upside Down’, ‘Say You Say Me’…

Thursday 13 June 2024
Viva

A picture of the band

And Finally…Phil Collins

For over 30 years, Phil Collins has written a diverse range of songs that have defined generations. And Finally…Phil Collins are credited as being the UK’s Top Phil Collins Tribute, fronted by singer Chris O’Connell.

Friday 14 June 2024
Winter Gardens - Opera House

A picture of two women singing as Beyoncé and Pink.

Pink vs Beyoncé

Two iconic tributes go head-to-head to compete to be crowned the Winner! Two spectacular shows and one hell of a night to remember. Giving you all the songs you know and love from WHO RUNS THE WORLD to SO WHAT, Iconic dance routines, the outfits, and all brought together in one ultimate battle!

Friday 14 June 2024
Viva

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Showboat - Tribute Fridays - West End Jerseys

A Night of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons performed by stars of London’s West End. Come and enjoy the iconic sound of one of the most successful bands of the 50’s and 60’s. Marvel at that unmistakable falsetto sound of Frankie Valli, lovingly recreated by some of the nation’s best vocalists.

Friday 14 June 2024
The Showboat

A drawing of Peppa PIG ON A BEACH.

Peppa Pig's fun day out

Age 3+

Peppa Pig is back in her oinktastic brand new live show, Fun Day Out! Join Peppa, along with her family and friends, as they go to the zoo and also the beach for a special party- it’s going to be an exciting and fun-packed day.

15 & 16 June 2024
The Grand Theatre - Main auditorium

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Euro 2024 - Viva family fan zone

Join Viva in the Euro 2024 Viva Family Fan Zone as we look to enjoy the England matches on Blackpool’s biggest LED screen. Their massice LED screen will be showing the match – over 4m (13 feet) high.

16 to 25 June 2024
Viva

A picture of Danny Robins wearing a t-shirt displaying the show's name.

Uncanny: I know what I saw

In 2023 Danny asked the questions – do ghosts exist? And if not, why do we see them? 25,000 people at theatres across the country came to find out the answers, in the biggest live investigation into the paranormal.

Monday 17 June 2024
The Grand Theatre - Main auditorium

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